Prices of Clinical Pathology Laboratories Are Rising Due to Buyer Demand

Conference on May 5 about clinical laboratory and pathology mergers and acquisitions For owners and sellers of clinical laboratories and anatomic pathology groups in the United States, the past six months have been rosy times. That’s because buyers have stepped up and paid strong prices for the medical laboratory companies and pathology testing firms that came to market during this time. Experts predict that merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the clinical laboratory industry will...

Sunquest Information Systems Acquired by Huntsman Gay Capital in $208 Million Deal

Clinical Laboratory and Pathology Customers Will See Few Changes Under New Ownership Sunquest Information Systems, Inc., has a new owner. Earlier this month, an investment consortium led by Huntsman Gay Capital paid an estimated $208 million to acquire a 51% controlling interest in Sunquest, which is based in Tucson, Arizona. Sunquest’s previous owner, Vista Equity Partners, will retain the remaining 49% of Sunquest’s stock and continue as a minority owner. Sunquest’s flagship product is a...

Two Laboratories Make the “Best Places to Work in Healthcare” List

Culture and Benefits Play Significant Role in Employee Satisfaction Two clinical pathology laboratories were recently given high rankings on Modern Healthcare Magazine’s annual “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.” It is the first time that more than one medical laboratory has earned this recognition in the same year. Anatomic pathology testing company Clarient, Inc., was selected as the number three best place to work in healthcare. Based in Aliso Viejo, California, Clarient employs 391...

GE Healthcare Pays $587 Million to Purchase Clarient, the Specialty Pathology and Cancer Testing Firm

GE’s Acquisition Considered A Sign Of More Deals To Come In The Clinical Laboratory Industry Here’s more confirmation that anatomic pathology continues to be a big target on the radar screen of big healthcare corporations and Wall Street investors. Today, GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), disclosed it will pay $587 million to acquire Clarient, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLRT), the medical testing laboratory. For pathologists and clinical laboratory managers, this is...
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